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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Seen better days..


My coneflowers have seen better days...they really are ratty looking now.  I seen a goldfinch checking them out yesterday.  I am sure it won't be long till they are after them big time.

16 comments:

Ginny Hartzler said...

So do the birds love them when they are in this shape?

Nancy Chan said...

Will these cone flowers have seeds for the birds? They look pretty, just like cones. Have a beautiful day!

NatureFootstep said...

I think they age in a beautiful way :)

Christine said...

I think they are aging gracefully & even at the end of their life they are are food source for the birds!

eileeninmd said...

Hello, I think they are still beautiful. I enjoy seeing the birds on these flowers, it is one of the reasons I planted the flowers to attract the birds and butterflies. Happy Friday, enjoy your weekend!

Tom said...

...haven't we all.

Cat Lover said...

I noticed my black eyed Susan's are winding down too. Too soon!
Thanks for popping by the blog Rose, all is well.
Robin

Sandra said...

I have never seen a cone flower, I see them on blogs all the time and I love them, but never seen a live one

The Furry Gnome said...

Ours are still in full bloom and looking good.

don said...

They look over the hill but soon they will provide food for the birds. An effective picture.

happyone said...

Some of mine are looking like yours too but more keep blooming.
Goldfinches have been at mine too and they really like the sunflowers too. Fun to sit and watch them.

Ruth Hiebert said...

I like that about these flowers. First it's the butterflies that like them and later the Goldfinches,not to mention that the flowers are very attractive.

Red Rose Alley said...

You even make the coneflowers who have seen better days look beautiful, Rose.

~Sheri

Jeevan said...

Lovely for their stage of life

orvokki said...

They are senior flowers. :)

Klara S said...

We all get older every day...

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